Alcohol, drugs, and risky sexual behavior are related to HIV infection in female adolescents.

  title={Alcohol, drugs, and risky sexual behavior are related to HIV infection in female adolescents.},
  author={Ana Margareth Siqueira Bassols and Raquel Brandini De Boni and Fl{\'a}vio Pechansky},
  journal={Revista brasileira de psiquiatria},
  volume={32 4},
OBJECTIVE To examine associations between risk factors for HIV infection in a sample of young women who sought HIV testing in a city of southern Brazil. METHOD Cross-sectional study with a consecutive convenience sample of 258 female adolescents aged 13 to 20 years evaluated in an anonymous testing site for HIV and sexually transmitted diseases in Brazil. Risk behavior for HIV was assessed with the Brazilian version of the Risk Assessment Battery and HIV status was assessed through ELISA… CONTINUE READING

From This Paper

Topics from this paper.


Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-9 of 9 extracted citations


Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 33 references

Secretaria de Vigilância em Saúde

  • Ministério da Saúde
  • Programa Nacional de DST e Aids. Boletim…
  • 2008
Highly Influential
12 Excerpts

Risk factors for HIV transmission in drug users from Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul State, Brazil

  • F Pechansky, DL Von, JA Inciardi, H Surratt, BR. De
  • Cad Saude Publica
  • 2004
Highly Influential
5 Excerpts

Violência sexual por parceiro íntimo entre homens e mulheres no Brasil urbano, 2005. Rev. Saúde Pública [periódico na Internet

  • Schraiber Lilia B Lima, L D’OliveiraAnaFláviaP, França Junior Ivan
  • Revista Brasileira de Psiquiatria
  • 2009
1 Excerpt

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…